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Despite the GOP’s Attempts to Repeal Obamacare, Health Care Doesn’t Have to Pit Young Against Old
by Mike Males
One of the Affordable Care Act’s fatal flaws enables Republican sabotage. But to lay the groundwork for change, progressives will have to resist powerful senior lobbies.
Why Caribbean Hurricanes Are Worse for Women and the Poor
by Levi Gahman, Gabrielle Thongs
Across most Caribbean islands, hazard exposure is about the same, but research shows that poverty and social inequality drastically magnify the severity of disasters.
Dear White People, Stop Making Racism All About You
by Shannon Barber
Here are 10 ways to talk about white privilege on social media without annoying people of color.
4 Reasons Trump Can’t Stop the Renewables Revolution
by Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz, Chris Winters
For starters, it’s way cheaper.
How to Reverse Inequality in 4 Not-So-Easy Steps
by Chris Winters
Don’t get distracted by income, author Chuck Collins says. It’s power and hidden wealth driving inequality.
What Cuba Can Teach Us About Health Care
by Sarah van Gelder
Even Trump supporters agree we can learn something from the country’s universal, low-cost health care system. It’s that good.
For a Tribe With a Tradition of Sharing, Food Sovereignty Is Complicated Economics
by Kayla Gahagan
South Dakota’s Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate tribal members would rather share their food than sell it. But that gets in the way of building a local cash economy.
Kaepernick Remains Unsigned, but NFL Anthem Protests and Black Solidarity Continue
by Connie Schultz
During the national anthem of their opening game, the Cleveland Browns locked arms with law enforcement and emergency workers.
“Carpe Diem Politics”: How to Do More Than Just Resist
by Roman Krznaric
Today’s social justice movements must seize opportunities, mobilize quickly, and, finally, embrace a carnival spirit.
The Importance of Training Teachers to Better Understand Their Native Students
by Bailey Williams
Native students have the highest dropout rates, but a college program for educators aims to change that.
It’s More Than a Church Parking Lot. It’s a Safe Zone for Homeless Women and Families
by J. Gabriel Ware
Some say safe-parking programs aren’t a solution to homelessness. But these women and families are grateful this church has one.
Can You Celebrate American History Without Celebrating Colonialism?
by Michael Dax
In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the move to decolonize the annual Entrada celebration shows how complex identity and culture are.
Racist Voter Suppression Revealed in a Small-Town Voter Fraud Trial
by Adam Lynch
As the nation faces demographic shifts, the push to suppress voting intensifies.
90 Companies Helped Cause the Climate Crisis—They Should Pay for It
by Sarah van Gelder
The companies responsible for the climate crisis should cover the costs of fighting wildfires and recovering from hurricanes.   
How a Free Grocery Store Is Cutting Food Waste—and Hunger
by Rina Diane Caballar
Each weeknight, The Free Store redistributes up to 1,500 surplus food items to anyone who wants them—no questions asked.